Head Start

President Obama set out early in his presidency to reform education. He points to major achievements as his term in office comes to an end.

President Obama announces a record high school graduation rate increase. The administration points to several of its programs that have enabled the improvement.

HHS announces improvements to its Head Start program. The revisions are touted as the most significant in the program's five-decade history.

On the heels of the release of the latest American employment numbers, South Carolina Congressman David Scott of Georgia’s 13th Congressional District delivered this week’s “Congressional Black Caucus Message To America.” During his remarks, Rep. Scott noted that “Black unemployment remains double that of White unemployment,” and declared that “Education is the biggest tool to expand […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the kind of stuff that gives moms nightmares: a machete near a play area, household chemicals accessible to preschoolers, and instructors teaching without a criminal background check. These violations and others were found at Head Start centers across the country, according to a report released Tuesday by the inspector general of […]